Approved by Academic Council and Provost on February 8, 2001. Revised Spring 2005, Revised and approved by Academic Council on February 11, 2010
Commencement exercises include an all University Commencement Ceremony and separate Diploma and Hooding Ceremonies for each Stockton Campus school and college. McGeorge School of Law and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry conduct their annual commencement ceremonies in Sacramento and San Francisco, respectively. The Provost has responsibility for the University Commencement. The Dean of each school and college has responsibility for the ceremony of that school or college, subject to the approval of the Provost. The Center for Professional and Continuing Education coordinates the organization of the University Commencement and the Diploma and Hooding Ceremonies.
Faculty members are expected to attend commencement exercises and to participate in the academic processions. Academic regalia appropriate to one's highest degree is required.